H.R.4090: Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 1998

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 19, 1998
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 10, 1998

Bill Summary

Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 1998 - Authorizes the President to award, and present in the name of the Congress, a Medal of Valor to a public safety officer who is cited by the Attorney General, on the advice of the Medal of Valor Review Board (established by this Act), for extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty. Establishes a permanent Medal of Valor Review Board to select candidates as recipients of the Medal...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held and Forwarded to Full Committee by the Subcommittee on Crime Prior to Introduction.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 105-667.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 375.
Mr. Hutchinson moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
June 19, 1998

Introduced in the House by Bill McCollum (R-Fla.)

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